Retailing, Franchising, and Consumerism Business Intelligence in China

November 2005

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First Private Digital Cinema Chain Starts Up

China's digital movie market is going to see a boom as the country's first entirely privately-funded digital cinema chain has been given the go-ahead from the state administrative authority. The chain expects to attract more…

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Super 8 China Appoints New SVP

Craig Evans has been appointed to the position of Senior Vice President (SVP) of Operations of Super 8 Hotels (China) Co., Ltd. This is a newly created position in Super 8 in recognition of the…

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Pickups Plus Receives Initial Order From China

Pickups Plus, a U.S.-based retail operator and franchiser of automotive parts and accessories stores catering to the light truck and SUV market, with five franchised locations in the U.S. and two company owned-stores, announced that…

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Best Western Signs Four New Hotels

Best Western says it has signed agreements with four hotels in mainland China this past October. This is the largest number that it has ever achieved in a single month.